Court orders major overhaul of VA’s mental health system

9th Circuit says treatment delays for PTSD and other disorders are so ‘egregious’ that they violate veterans’ rights. Judges say they waited ‘long enough’ for the VA to act and were compelled to intervene.

A federal appeals court Tuesday lambasted the Department of Veterans Affairs for failing to care for those suffering post-traumatic stress disorder and ordered a major overhaul of the behemoth agency.



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